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    MAGIC in the Cloud

    • An advanced public-facing initiative from Natural England containing over 300 national data sets
    • Visualisation through an intuitive and comprehensive map-based interface and associated download data tools
    • Hugely popular web service with over 12 million map requests each month


    The MAGIC initiative has been in place since 2003 and is very successful in providing many hundreds of national geospatial data sets to a large user community. Landmark has been operating the service since 2012 and has continually leveraged new technology and opportunities to provide continual enhancement and improvements to the service.

    We currently manage over 300 data sets and serve in excess of 12 million maps every month. We have exceeded all service levels and KPIS on this service since inception.

    Our Solution

    A full end to end managed service, this incorporates a number of integrated components:

    • Website design, deployment and maintenance
    • Platform as a Service infrastructure hosting services and associated operational maintenance and support to maintain high levels of service availability, resilience, security and performance
    • Geospatial Software as a Service involving extensive configuration and integration of application toolsets in an Agile manner
    • Geographic Data as a Service from Landmark’s geospatial data store and from third party data suppliers

    The solution has exceeded all SLAs and KPIs during 6 years of operations.

    Key Elements of the Services Provided

    • Geoportal and Web Services
    • Fully Managed Hosted Services and Customer Support
    • Data Management Services
    • GIS
    • Software Development
    • Customer Support and Training Services
    • Consultancy, Project and Operations Management

    Benefits Realised

    • A public-facing resource containing over 300 national data sets
    • Visualisation through an intuitive yet comprehensive interface and associated download tools
    • Hugely popular – over 12 million map requests each month